Skin Hurts To Touch?

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*Bella*
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   Posted 2/19/2009 10:27 PM (GMT -7)   
This is a weird question, but my upper thigh hurts for no apparent reason, even when I touch it lightly. I didn't hit it or anything, so I can't understand why it hurts.

Anyone else get this?

Razzle
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   Posted 2/19/2009 10:46 PM (GMT -7)   
Yes, this is part of the hypersensitivity stuff that Lyme (and probably some coinfections) can cause. I've had this for a long, long time.
-Razzle
Chronic Lyme Disease, Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, Anemia, Lymphopenia, intermittant Pancytopenia, chronic malabsorption/malnutrition, etc.; G Tube; Currently TPN-dependent.
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*Bella*
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   Posted 2/20/2009 11:11 AM (GMT -7)   
2 inches above my knee, it feels like a swollen lump, but that dpesn't hurt. A few inches higher, it hurts. Ice helped a little bit, but now it hurts again.

Razzle
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   Posted 2/20/2009 2:45 PM (GMT -7)   
I think nodules like you describe are also a symptom of Lyme. The pain is probably referred to the few inches higher...nerves can do strange things when they are attacked by Lyme...
-Razzle
Chronic Lyme Disease, Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, Anemia, Lymphopenia, intermittant Pancytopenia, chronic malabsorption/malnutrition, etc.; G Tube; Currently TPN-dependent.
Meds:  Zofran, Pulmicort, Heparin (to flush PICC line), IV Cipro (for G-tube site infection).

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